National Heritage Week, an initiative by the Heritage Council, celebrates all things heritage. It brings together communities, families, organisations, cultural institutions, academics and enthusiasts, to build awareness about the value of heritage and support its conservation.

This year, a full calender of in person events will retur, alongside a huge number of digital events so anyone can be part of it no matter where in the world you are. The Heritage Council invites individuals, communities and organisations to develop Heritage Week in-person events and / or digital projects. The overarching theme for this year’s National Heritage Week is sustainability and organisers are asked to consider sustainable heritage in all its forms. During Heritage Week, the country is alive with wonderful events . From Lacemaking to open house tours, garden tours to traditional Irish music.

For a full list of events visit Events | National Heritage Week 12 – 20 August 2023